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of president obama. as doug was saying, it was just a little over two weeks after dr. king's speech that the bombing occurred at the 16th street baptist church. let's listen to the bell from that church now. >> and let freedom ring! (cheers and applause) ♪ ♪ . >> in 1963, the 16th street baptist church was bombed. the bell was saved. and thanks to the church and william bell, the mayor of birmingham, that bell is here, to help celebrate dr. king's legacy and this day, let freedom ring . (applause) >> please welcome our next performance by tony and grammy award winner heather headley. >> pelley: heather headley the noted actress, singer and songwriter will have a short performance now before the president's speaks. and as we watch this doug brinkley what are some of the things that you think about as you look at this day and this celebration from the perspective of a historian? >> well, 50 years ago today martin luther king gave the greatest oratorical speech, you know, in american history. nothing compares to it. and we have it on film. and we have it in on tape and schoolchildr
minutes, president obama called syria's use of chemical weapons, quote, a challenge to the world and a threat to national security. >> we cannot accept a world where women and children and innocent civilians are gassed on a terrible scale. this kind of attack threatens our national security interests by violating well-established international norms against the use of chemical weapons by further threatening friends and allies of ours in the region like israel and turkey and jordan, and it increases the risk that chemical weapons will be used in the future and fall into the hands of terrorist who is might use them against us. >> the president said he made no decision yet but he is considering limited and narrow action against syria. earlier a declassified intelligence report was released laying out some of the evidence against syrian president bashar assad's government. cbs reporter danielle nottingham has that part of the story. >> reporter: secretary of state john kerry arrived at the white house for a national security council meeting weighing a possible military strike against
.s. army staff sergeant ty carter. he got the medal of honor from president obama about a half our ago. he grew up in antioch and fought in a battle in october of 2009 when taliban fighters attacked an army outpost. during the six-hour gun battle carter killed some fighters, provided comrades are ammo and gave first aid to an injured soldier. >>> students at the sandy hook elementary school will head back to school tomorrow for the first time since a gunman opened fire there. police say 20-year-old adam lanza shot 26 people inside sandy hook including 20 young students. the school has been closed since the december killings. there is a plan to tear down the school and build a new one on the property. but the proposal still must be approved by town residents. >>> some developing news. the united states may be on the brink of getting involved in another conflict in the middle east. the obama administration says there's little doubt syrian president bashar assad used chemical weapons against his own people. as cbs reporter tara mergener tells us, president obama is now weighing the options, w
obama cancelled his one on one visit with vladimir putin next month the latest in a series of setbacks between the two countries. the tanslation follow's russia's decision to grant asylum to edward snowden, accused of leaking national security agency secrets. mr. obama will still attend the g20 summit in russia. >>> next round of the america's cup where they stand in the semifinal races. >> a home ownership is, you know, the quintessential element of the american dream. >> how the housing market takes center stage in the president's southern california tour. >> and leaden overcast in the bay area giving way to a peak of sunshine out there. the numbers warmer than yesterday and we are beginning a warm trend. i'll explain what that is, it's been so long, after a break coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, online interview with the he buying website, zillow. "homeownership is the quintessential element of t >>> the president is continuing his tour of southern california and participating in an online interview with the home buying website sill low. ska home ownership is the quintessential america
in syria. how president obama plans to make his case to congress today. >> i started to hear comments from them about the increasing amounts of money they were spending out of their pockets. >> and a former teacher's solution to a common problem in schools. the free store she built that teachers are calling christmas in august. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. we're seeing more sunshine around the bay area today. temperatures going to be heating up too. big changes coming for our weekend. we'll talk about it coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, chemical weapons against itn people. as c-b-s's danielle >>> the white house is preparing to release a report with evidence that shows that syria used chemical weapons against its own people. as cbs reporter danielle nottingham test us, lawmakers are pressing for more answers before the u.s. takes action. >> reporter: president obama is making his case for a strike against syria. he told pbs newshour, syrian president bashar assad is responsible for last week's deadly chemical attack on civilians near damascus. >> we hav
. >>> developing news now. president obama is considering a limited military strike on syria to punish syrian president bashar assad for using chemical weapons in his country's civil war. cbs reporter tara mergener reports from the white house. >> reporter: united nations inspectors returned to their damascus hotel after their second visit to the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack had to be postponed for security reasons. the obama administration isn't waiting for the team's findings. secretary of state john kerry says there is undenial evidence syrian president bashar assad used toxic gas on his own people. defense secretary chuck hagel telled the bbc, u.s. forces will be ready to act as soon as president obama gives the order. >> but if you the order comes you're ready to go like that? >> we are ready to go like that. >> reporter: four u.s. navy warships are in the eastern mediterranean ready to launch cruise missiles that would likely strike syrian military targets. the white house has been reaching out to congress and nato allies to build support for action. president obama has
. president bashar assad's government denies the use of chemical weapons. the obama administration asked the u.n. to investigate. >>> despite an apology, bradley manning will spend 35 years in prison for leaking thousands of top secret documents. cbs reporter tara mergener has more on what happened today. >> reporter: bradley manning showed no emotion as the military judge announced his punishment. the former army intelligence analyst was sentenced to 35 years in prison. he will be dishonorably discharged and forfeit all pay and benefits. manning was convicted of 20 offenses for giving more than 700,000 secret documents to wikileaks including diplomatic cables and this 2007 video from a gunship in baghdad when civilians were killed. last week, a apologized saying, i understand that i must pay a price for my decisions and actions and he apologized. his lawyers argued for a lesser sentence saying their client was under severe emotional distress. >> manning was a low level analyst when he leaked the information. he says he did it to provoke public debate about the wars in iraq and afghanistan. >>
and morsi supporters have killed at least 500 people. president obama addressed the volatile situation earlier this morning. >> the cycle of violence and escalation needs to stop. we call on the egyptian authorities to respect the universal rights of the people. we call on those who are protesting to do so peacefully and condemn the attacks that we've seen by protestors including on churches. >> president obama scrapped a joint u.s. egyptian military exercise scheduled for next month. >>> a subtle stand against anti- gay laws in russia. the message behind those rainbow nails from an international track and field star coming up. >> i was just shocked to see how many underaged girls were being sold. >> a terrible realization has ignited a real rescue mission but theses bay women never blinked. what they are doing to get women and children off the streets. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. a lot of sunshine showing up now. this is going to be as good as it gets to the remainder of the week. we'll talk about that coming up. at farmers we make you smarte
obama is extremely disappointed that russia approved his asylum request which is good for one year. his lawyers showed the government paperwork that allows his client to leave the moscow airport. snowden spent more than a month living there waiting for his papers. the u.s. has demanded that russia send snowden home to face prosecution for espionage. the president vladimir putin dismissed the request. >>> secretary of state john kerry is expected to resume high-level talks in pakistan today working on a security agreement that would allow american forces to stay in afghanistan beyond 2014. the move is to reassure the united states is not abandoning the region. no word on how many troops would remain but kerry says americans would train afghan forces and carry out commando raids against terrorist cells. >>> a kidnap victim stood up to her tormenter today in court. >> day turned into night, night turned into day. years turned into eternity. nobody should ever have to go through what i went through or anybody else not even the worstes enemy. >> michelle knight stood just feet away from arie
. >>> the obama administration over turned a ban on the import of products made for cooper tino bays apple. the import was banned or sale of the i phone 4 and versions of the ipad 2. it ruled the chinese made apple devices violated a samsung patton. another good day for facebook. shares trading above $39. the highest level ever. last week shares closed above $38 for the first time since the company went public back in may of 2012. investors are continuing to buy into facebook. take a live look at the big board on this first day of training this week. and it's down 44 plus points at this point. >>> coming up, who is thomas hurley? the answer, the most heartbroken jeopardy contestant ever. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, an 8th grader lost in the f round over this unfortunate error during kids week: :11-:24 "emancipation. well because you mis-spelled it put a p . >>> it's being called the saddest moment in jeopardy history. >> an eighth grader lost during an unfortunate error during kids week. >> the emancipation. well because he misspelled it badly, emancipation. you put a p in there. proclamation. that
-qaida militants. the obama administration issued a global security alert after they intercepted communications between al-qaida leaders. >> we take the threat seriously and taken action because of that. >> security has been beefed up at new york city landmarks and some u.s. airports. also temporary closed 19 embassies and consolutes. the chatter indicated al-qaida groups are planning a major attack. >>> sources tell cbs news, the conversations were between. >>> pushing the yemen militants to step up and do something big. cbs news. >> the evacuated americans are being flown to germany. >>> trial for the army psychiatrist is underway. security is tight at the court house with barricades set up. in opening statements, prosecutors said major hassan planned to kill as many soldiers as possible. 13 soldiers died. he is representing himself and told the jury he acted for religious regions. >>> the man accused of driving into a crowd -- drove his car down the board walk plowing into pedestrians and vendors. los angeles police say he is a homeless man from colorado with a criminal history. an italian t
down is on for obama care sign ups. and unfortunately that means some companies like forever 21 now cutting back on employee hours and benefits. that story and more tonight at 5:00. >>> a 12-year-old girl is describing a heroing encounter with a black bear. she was jogging thursday outside her home when a bear attacked her. >> i ran cause i was terrified. i just started running and it just took me down. and then when it took me on the second time, i had nothing else to lose, i just thought i'll just play dead. and that seemed to work. but it had to attack me first. >> she spent three nights in the hospital. she is still recovering from cuts, straps and gashes on her legs. what a brave girl to be able to think straight. >> i read where she said she tried to pet the bear to see if it would calm down. that didn't work. came back and bit me again. >> wow. >> watch out for those thunderstorms today. could be an active afternoon. >> thanks for joining us today for kpix 5. ,, do you see the 10% back in points, aw baby, i'm seeing triple again. plus another 10%, plus free shipping? yeah. yo
by for a press conference by president obama. a live look inside the white house. the president will address the latest terror alert. he is expected to answer reporter questions on the security situation that led the government to close nearly two dozen embassies and consulates in the middle east and northern africa. >>> top u.s. and russian diplomats are working in washington to repair damage caused after russia granted edward snowden asylum. secretary of state john kerry and his russian counterpart opened a meeting a couple of hours ago. kerry says they need to make progress on global trouble spots including syria. meantime, the state department is warning americans to avoid traveling to pakistan. that's after a specific threat forced the consulate there to evacuate. tina kraus has the latest. >> reporter: a threat to the u.s. consulate in pakistan's second largest city lahore has forced american diplomats out. the u.s. government ordered all nonessential staff to leave the area because of a possible attack. the consulate was already scheduled to be closed through sunday for a muslim holid
to cloud its report. >>> president obama is pushing to make higher education more affordable. the president stopping at the university of buffalo this morning. he advocated for better student debt management. this is all part of his two-day bus tour of college campuses. the goal here is to make all borrowers eligible to cap payments at 10% of their monthly income. >> what we want to do is rate them on who is offering the best value so students and taxpayers get a bigger bang for their buck. >> putting a rating system in place will look at factors including tuition costs, graduation rates and graduate earnings. higher the score, the more federal aid available for the school. >>> coming up, they are called double stuffed oreos but are they really? some high schoolers putting the popular treat to the test. >> take it. >> charlie rose showing the money. a hollywood director's tutorial that ended with a $20. >> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the kpix 5 weather center. the skies started to clear out. could we see any more thunderstorms? we'll talk about that coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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